Powertrain

Powertrain  - Overview - Lincoln MKT

The standard engine for 2013 is a more powerful and efficient 3.7-liter V6 that includes twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT). The ability to vary camshaft timing to optimize the opening and closing of intake and exhaust valves increases the engine's power and efficiency.

Horsepower for 2013 increases to 300 from 268, a 10 percent increase achieved with projected fuel economy ratings that improve to 17 mpg city, 25 mpg highway, a 1 mpg highway improvement. The Lincoln MKT now offers more standard horsepower than the Audi Q7 and Acura MDX and nearly matches the 302-hp Mercedes-Benz R350.

Fuel economy for the Lincoln MKT achieved on regular unleaded fuel surpasses these competitors by as much as 4 mpg highway.

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